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At Kathmandu, sustainability isn't a department, it's a way of doing things.


In the language of Te Reo Māori, to offer kaitiakitangi is to offer guardianship of the sky, land and sea. With our heart in New Zealand, we are always exploring ways to make our business a force for good. We believe in the planet and the future – caring for one means shaping the other.


Each year, we look back at our milestones in making a positive social and environmental impact, publishing these in an annual report. 


Read the 2019 Sustainability Report here


Our 2019 sustainability highlights


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Our sustainability activities

We’ve been dedicated to sustainable practices and positive social impact for more than 30 years.

Explore some of our environmental and social impact initiatives below. 

Is your travel Helpful or Harmful?

A third of Aussies and half of Kiwis believe we’re seen as the best travellers in the world.

So, why do a third of us actively avoid authentic local experiences when we head overseas? Head to Helpful or Harmful to learn more. 

Watch the full series here



Read the 2019 Sustainability Report here